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Bank of Spain releases details of savings banks’ exposures to real estate sector, levels of provisions; says reforms have addressed slew of underlying problems
Derivatives market set for shake-up as confusion over how to price multi-currency CSA trades drives a push towards a standardised collateral agreement
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